streak as of late winning his by picking up his first ever Sprint Cup poll on a road course with a top speed of 92.153 MPH. His performance though at this track is horrible though with an average finish of 31.50 over four races.
Getting to sit along side of him is Jimmy Johnson with a speed of 92.040MPH.
Other drivers getting good starting positions are Jeff Gordon, Marcos Ambrose, Terry Labonte, and Boris Said.
Starting 39th this weekend with a speed of 90.298MPH is Tony Stewart. That is going to be his worst start ever in a Sprint Cup road course race. His overall performance at this track is one of the best and Juan Pablo Montoya came back from 32nd spot last year to win the race.
One notable driver that is going to be missing this race is rookie Dario Franchitti.
In other news....
ESPN.com with a new article up on NASCAR and it efforts to measure the heat and carbon monoxide levels in the cars.
SpeedTV.com up with an article looking at Bill Davis Racing making a move to two cars next season.